“Toyobo” plates are one of the proprietary polymer or flexographic plates readily available to the print-maker. They are a nylon based polymer material backed with a thin stainless steel sheet. When used with a photographic image they give a very similar effect to a photo-gravure plate. they are capable of developing a very broad range …
Still life print series based on the use of objects with lots of shiny surfaces and textural qualities to test out the photo etch processes currently in use.
Images from along the coast, in and out of harbours, nets, boats and other watery subjects.
Abstract images in print.
Another group of images which all include trees.
Having attended Dan Weldens Solarplate course in Manchester a few weeks ago I have now had the chance to make some decent prints of the plates made during the course. Some newly added images from double plate versions.
“WIRED” a series of five drypoint etchings executed on copper key plates with secondary colour plates in zinc. Numbers 2, 4 & 5 are two plate five colour prints. All are printed on Moulin De Gue paper.
Gallery of print images from locations close to home – in and around the Lothians.
A pair of images created on zinc plates each one having a round drypoint image on – Solar I & Solar II. These were made to compliment the MDW series started at the Solarplate course which I attended recently. Now in proofing stage. And then there were three!